Category: Opinion

Developers vs. residents: The battle for Alston Chapel Road

By Thurman Maness Pittsboro, NC – Predictable! If you’ve ever attended one of these meetings where the mega developers try and convince the angry crowds that “their development” is going to be wonderful and the best thing to hit town…

NC DMV raising prices nearly 20% this summer

By Brianna Kraemer Raleigh, NC – Amid ongoing scrutiny for customer complaints and other operational problems, the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) is set to increase prices by nearly 20% starting in July, in accordance with a North…

Sales tax rules don’t make sense

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – I think the North Carolina General Assembly deserves loads of credit for making our tax code friendlier to growth, investment, and freedom. In one respect, however, the state still imposes too heavy a load.…